iTunes: Turning on iTunes menus in Windows 8 and 7

The menus are off by default in iTunes on Windows 8 and 7. Follow the steps below to turn the menus on or off or to keep them on all of the time.

To turn on iTunes menus in Windows 8 or 7, do one of the following:

  • Press the Alt key.

    This will turn the menus on and off temporarily. This will change back to the default, the iTunes menus being turned off, when you next close iTunes.

    Turn menus on and off

  • To keep the iTunes menus active, change the setting by selecting the Menu icon in the upper-left, and then selecting Show Menu Bar. Alternatively, you can press Control-B.

    Keep menus active

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